inter-cool 3.0 takes place from September 17th to November 28th in 2010 at U in Dortmund/Germany, at the redesigned former brewery.
Within the bounds of European Culture Capital Ruhr 2010 - starting with the Ruhr region ? the exhibition focuses on European dimensions of youth life today.
Beside Dortmund inter-cool 3.0 will be shown in the partner cities of the TWINS network, in Leeds (England) and Tampere (Finland), additionally in Vienna (Austria).
In the center of the exhibition are the pictorial and media worlds of kids, teenagers and young grown-ups. inter-cool 3.0 doesn?t like to be an art exhibition about the young, it is designed for and aimed at them, open for their individual participation. Works of creative heads of the young generation shall be shown, who even create new forms of art through fashion, music, photography, video, fanart.
A key role plays the first building block of the exhibition, the U-gallery for young artists: Space for the presentation of fresh new media artworks. Through the exhibits (present: call for works at Universities, Art Academies, schools, youth education centers), competitions (compete: a beloved and well tested form among teenagers), workshops (produce: resulting artworks can be a part of the exhibition afterwards, if chosen), and guided tours through the exhibition with the young (discuss:) expertise of various peer-cultures will present itself.
The second building block presents objects of everyday life, originating from the youth culture archive Frankfurt/Germany (http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb09/kunstpaed/indexweb/jukult/start.htm) and other sources (donations from brands (selection): Carhartt, Clarks, Miss Sixty, Dr. Martens, Ben Sherman, Fred Perry, Vans, Converse).
Art as the third building block of inter-cool 3.0 will present a wide range of photography, video, installation and street art from young international artists.
Requested artists (selection): Andreas Gursky, Anton Corbijn, Catherine Opie, Thomas Zielony, Bernd Uhlig, Ryan McGinley, Susanna Majuri, Nan Goldin, Jürgen Teller, Akshkan Sahihi, Charlie White, Björn Melhus, Graham Harwood, Loretta Lux, pips:lab: